Travel Blogs from Phetchaburi
... I had gone looking for buffet food and found the bird equivalent of a sausage roll, an Emerald Dove which we had seen at least 20 times already. Nonetheless, like sausage rolls, although not rare or unique, you still love them!
After a leisurely morning at Nok's place, we headed off to the beach. Our plan is so loose, we didn't really know where we are heading except to see the sea for the first time since we were in the Maldives... very ...
... and a vegetable called Morning Glory. This is given to them at every meal but it doesn't seem like they like to eat this veggie.
3:00 pm - Feed Out
Another round of feeding for the Primates in area 1 and that is it for the night.
4:00 pm - Sweep Around Enclosures
After their dinner, we have to go around sweeping up the remaining fruit and veggie skins, to keep the area clean from flies and other insects.
5:00 pm - Water Round
... for the elephants that would allow them to do something interesting with their day. We got some corn and fruit, stuffed them in a tire and then put the tire inside a rope net and then tied it up in a tree. This way the elephants had to
figure out how to get the food out. They certainly had a lot of fun with it.
We also got to meet the first 2 of 15 dogs that they had rescued at the center. Winnie, a golden retriever cocker spaniel mix and a ...
... The sticky-rice, gooped up with the sweet coconut syrup and yellow mangoes was to die for.
Back at the dock in plenty of time for our departure, we bade a sad farewell to Tony. He was really a great tour guide, with both a great balance of interesting information, humour and generosity for all the little treats he'd given us and his sincere interest in learning about us and Canada.
After a couple of last-minute purchases at the dock-side, last-chance ...
... the wrong one due to the language barrier, and not knowing how long the bus would take or where on earth we were supposed to get off, we got on the bus as the only foreigners. Luckily after a couple of hours we were deposited in a small town on the highway. Having expected some street food to be around, as per every other place we had ever been in Thailand, we were disappointed that the streets were largely deserted. We stocked up on a variety of the packaged ...
Other places to stay in Phetchaburi
555 Moo 1, Tambol Rai-Som, Amphur Muang, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $23
259/9 Cha-am Beach, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $25
80/1-5 Moo 1 Anamai Rd., Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $84
82/6 Moo 6, Petchkasem Rd., Had Chao Samran, Amphur Muang, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $40